The Jackson County Library is hosting a concert featuring Alma Russ on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. This program is free of charge.
The concert will feature Russ on fiddle, guitar and banjo, with vocals while playing the guitar and banjo. Russ is a singer and musician whose style is a melting pot of Americana, folk, old-time, and hints of blues and jazz. Her main instrument in fiddle, but she can also play around with the claw-hammer banjo.
Russ is 14 years old and has been singing for most of her short life. Only in the last few years has she begun to incorporate instrumentation along with her singing. She has played with Owner of the Sun, Heritage Alive, Dusk Weaver, and the Lifeway Community Church worship band.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at (828)586-2016.